I do these type of things on Facebook periodically, if I like the questions. Gail tagged me in the TMI tag and I was like...yeah, let's do this. Thanks Gail for thinking of me 😀 This will give you all a little, if not TMI, information into my life outside of this blog and into… Continue reading TMI
One of the hardest things I had to fight while quitting my 30 year addiction to porn was the images stuck in head. Even now, it's a struggle. Some times I believe that I received freedom from that ball and chain to only find myself stuck behind a fence with true freedom just on the… Continue reading Things Seen Cannot Be Unseen
Though written from a female’s perspective on her porn struggle…this is to vital not to share with everyone. All 12 reasons will resonate with men as well. So men, read this and share in the comments your thoughts on how this parallels with your struggle.
Parents, for the sake of your children’s future sexual experiences in marriage and simply for their self esteem talk openly and honestly about sex or they will find the lies…and believe them…in pornography.
By Staci Sprout, LICSW, CSAT, www.stacisprout.com
I thought porn was just bad for me. Well, I didn’t start out thinking that. When I was first exposed to pornographic images at eight years old, I wasn’t thinking at all. My brain was flooded with powerful neurochemicals that were all about my reactions, not contemplations. I wrote about that moment in my memoir Naked in Public: A Memoir of Recovery from Sex Addiction and Other Temporary Insanities in a chapter called “Nancy Drew and Other Role Models.” Here’s an excerpt:
When I was eight years old, Nancy Drew was my hero. After reading my first Nancy Drew Mystery, I decided I wanted to be a detective just like her when I grew up. I loved to sit cross-legged on the orange carpet in front of our monster floor TV to watch her escape from danger and solve devious crimes that stumped even…
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Sometimes one of the hardest things one can do is try to help another up without being pulled down with them. I've had several friends tell me stories of how they gave into temptation while trying to help a friend overcome theirs. Here they are wanting so badly to help a friend in need get… Continue reading Watch Yourself Or You Also May Be Tempted
Wow! What an honor! Here I am, this morning, catching up on new blog posts and I come upon Gail's post where she has been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award. So I go to congratulate her. And upon reading her answers to the questions asked by Teen, Meet God, who nominated Gail, and the… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award
How many times have you prayed for a breakthrough, in whatever you are going through, wondering when it was coming? How many times have you looked at that, sometimes, overwhelming brick wall and have wondered if any of those bricks are going to fall so you can at least some light? I know I have.… Continue reading Come On God, When Will My Breakthrough Come?
What a simple yet very profound question. One I know has been asked many, many times in my life and by others. You don't have to be an addict, of any sort, to feel the need to ask that question. You could simply be struggling with finances, dealing with co-worker issues, battling depression or praying… Continue reading How Long Lord?